A recently loaded train is ready to depart Thunderbird Mine.
SD9 DMIR 163, rebuilt with a chopped nose after an accident, mates up with SD18 193 outside the Proctor shops in typical winter conditions in early January 1976. SD38-2 212 is in the background.
A couple of relatively clean CP units power a coal load on the BNSF Staples Sub coming into Clear Lake.
The MRF heads back west from the power plant at Laskin with some empties.
A CN land barge train rounds the sweeping curve approaching Wolf with two units on the point and two DPU's mid train.
One of the Bessemer units is in charge of the local freight heading south of Virginia on the Iron Range Sub on this code blue day.
A group of Burlington Northern locomotives are stored at Northtown Yard in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on August 11, 1985. The string in the foreground is all-GE U28Bs and U30Bs, while behind is all-E... (more)
Winnipeg Symington, MB - Battle Creek, MI 348 hammers across one of the highest tonnage diamonds on the CN system. CN 2283 + CN 5452 have a good sized 10000ft train in tow with 68 mixed/56 racks.
CN manifest train rolls into Virginia MN.
A CN manifest trains is southbound near Virginia MN.
DMIR 405, CN 6021, IC 6251, BLE 903 have a 145 car Two Harbors, MN - Mountain Iron, MN tac empty in check approaching the Ramshaw diamond.
A little fog makes for a more dramatic shot of a set of old Missabe searchlight signals still functioning at Sparta, MN. CN is replacing these old veterans of the railroad industry with new "... (more)
The MRF backs into Keenan Yard with 12 cars and CN 5317 + BLE 902 for power
CN local with 30+ cars of coal for the Laskin Energy Center near Hoyt Lakes. The plant has since converted to burning natural gas, so these moves are no more.